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AWS squares up against Google in the Docker war

Docker is too new to get massive enterprise adoption, but Amazon joins Google in providing the technology for when that time comes


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Can Amazon Web Services be stopped?

A deafening buzz at Amazon's re:Invent show and eye-popping AWS adoption numbers indicate overwhelming momentum

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The decline and fall of big data

The most hyped technology of the past decades, big data will soon be part of the daily life for 73% of IT organizations. When big data becomes just data, the hype will decline and fall but big data itself, and the associated...

Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

Its public cloud focus intact, Amazon nonetheless is making on-premises integration part of the official story

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Amazon Lambda bridges functional programming and the cloud

Amazon Web Services intensifies developer push with cloud service leveraging lambda functions

'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS Re:Invent user conference

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Amazon Aurora offers zero-maintenance MySQL

Amazon's new Aurora cloud database service is MySQL 5.6-compatible, self-replicating, and self-scaling

HP and Nokia join forces to build cloud-based networks for operators

The OpenStack-based platform will become available in the middle of next year

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Box updates storage app with iOS 8 widget and more

Box shows off its commitment to design with a new version of its iPhone and iPad app and a simplified Web experience

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GitHub Enterprise offers Amazon-hosted option for software delivery

GitHub Enterprise is now available in an Amazon-hosted version for companies moving more infrastructure to the cloud

You should listen to that annoying cloud skeptic

Hyped technology, including the cloud, tends to be used where it does not belong. Naysayers help you avoid that mistake

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Cloud computing claims a pivotal role in 2015

Not yet dominating enterprise IT, but progressing at a steady rate, cloud continues its ascent in 2015.

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Why CoreOS is a game-changer in the data center and cloud

Offering Linux as a service, CoreOS has become the preferred distro for Docker -- and may go a long way toward making data centers more cloudlike

Shields up: Microsoft adds antimalware protection for Azure VMs

Microsoft integrates antimalware services into Azure virtual machines, but only Windows hosts will benefit

Google gets a jump on Microsoft and Amazon with Container Engine

Google ups its Docker game and strikes first in the container race, ahead of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

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Joyent open-sources its core technology

Cloud pioneer Joyent throws down the gauntlet to the bloated world of OpenStack with fresh open source releases

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Cloud adoption continues apace

Companies are expanding their use of cloud as they work through security and other challenges

IBM takes on enterprise cloud security

IBM's new Dynamic Cloud Security offers a set of services covering access control, data protection and increased visibility

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Microsoft's Dropbox deal is a not-so-hidden push for Office 365

Two-way integration between Dropbox and Office 365 gives people yet another reason to pick up an Office subscription

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